Infographic of Roger name meaning, which is “The famed spearman,” from the Germanic ruod (fame) and ger (a spear). Roger (also roger) is a term used in radiotelephony to mean “received (the message).” In the realm of slang it means O.K.!
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Roger Name Popularity

How popular is the name Roger? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 174 126 0.0358%
1911 151 180 0.0483%
1912 137 429 0.0851%
1913 137 532 0.0938%
1914 127 782 0.1122%
1915 125 1,063 0.117%
1916 129 1,069 0.1107%
1917 119 1,235 0.1234%
1918 116 1,412 0.1316%
1919 123 1,284 0.1226%
1920 103 1,670 0.1502%
1921 99 1,793 0.1566%
1922 96 1,834 0.1646%
1923 96 1,869 0.1669%
1924 93 2,038 0.1755%
1925 90 2,091 0.185%
1926 89 2,250 0.2046%
1927 85 2,393 0.2162%
1928 71 2,761 0.258%
1929 64 2,906 0.2806%
1930 57 3,234 0.3096%
1931 53 3,609 0.3657%
1932 50 3,771 0.3817%
1933 48 3,912 0.4199%
1934 39 4,763 0.4927%
1935 36 5,141 0.529%
1936 35 5,700 0.5917%
1937 36 5,697 0.5781%
1938 31 6,552 0.64%
1939 28 7,149 0.7028%
1940 26 7,598 0.7148%
1941 25 8,090 0.7188%
1942 25 9,171 0.7263%
1943 24 10,761 0.8243%
1944 23 10,579 0.8536%
1945 22 10,571 0.8668%
1946 23 12,411 0.8411%
1947 25 12,758 0.7643%
1948 24 12,813 0.8026%
1949 25 12,821 0.797%
1950 27 12,548 0.7793%
1951 29 12,423 0.7327%
1952 30 12,136 0.6952%
1953 31 13,163 0.7437%
1954 34 11,709 0.6405%
1955 37 10,970 0.5964%
1956 41 10,134 0.5366%
1957 42 9,860 0.5124%
1958 47 8,369 0.4428%
1959 47 8,790 0.4626%
1960 47 9,035 0.4768%
1961 47 9,654 0.5114%
1962 47 9,072 0.4942%
1963 53 7,750 0.4317%
1964 49 7,387 0.4197%
1965 49 6,432 0.3933%
1966 51 6,299 0.4034%
1967 53 5,720 0.3769%
1968 55 5,184 0.3452%
1969 59 4,905 0.3184%
1970 61 4,585 0.2881%
1971 71 4,133 0.275%
1972 76 3,529 0.2591%
1973 84 3,148 0.2428%
1974 93 2,749 0.2115%
1975 97 2,612 0.2033%
1976 103 2,462 0.191%
1977 115 2,298 0.1705%
1978 119 2,142 0.1593%
1979 132 2,016 0.143%
1980 133 2,064 0.1412%
1981 120 2,243 0.1526%
1982 127 2,152 0.144%
1983 145 1,850 0.1254%
1984 157 1,699 0.1142%
1985 160 1,691 0.1114%
1986 167 1,581 0.1047%
1987 174 1,545 0.1012%
1988 177 1,569 0.1007%
1989 197 1,458 0.0904%
1990 211 1,430 0.0863%
1991 232 1,265 0.0776%
1992 215 1,407 0.0881%
1993 254 1,101 0.0706%
1994 264 1,050 0.0684%
1995 275 986 0.0654%
1996 285 931 0.0622%
1997 326 778 0.0526%
1998 348 728 0.0486%
1999 360 697 0.0465%
2000 378 664 0.0435%
2001 372 679 0.0451%
2002 388 638 0.0426%
2003 392 632 0.0415%
2004 419 587 0.0385%
2005 420 606 0.0396%
2006 455 557 0.0356%
2007 469 541 0.0343%
2008 464 559 0.0362%
2009 484 525 0.0351%
2010 508 468 0.0325%
2011 540 426 0.0299%
2012 568 409 0.0287%
2013 558 421 0.0296%
2014 581 419 0.0288%
2015 572 434 0.0298%
2016 648 346 0.024%
2017 619 361 0.0259%
2018 614 367 0.0267%
2019 665 316 0.0233%

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Names Like Roger

If you like Roger, you’ll love these other names like Roger.


What names are variants of Roger?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Roger.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dodge

English

Hodge

Son of Roger; famous spearman

German

Rodge

Famous spearman

German

Rodger

Famous spearman

German

Rog

Famous spearman

German

Rogelio

Famous spearman

German

Rogerio

Famous spearman

German

Rogers

Famous spearman

German

Rogiero

Famous spearman

German

Rojay

Famous spearman

German

Rufiger

Famous spearman

German

Ruggero

Famous spearman

German

Ruggiero

Famous spearman

German

Rutger

Famous spearman

German

Ruttger

Famous spearman

German


What names sound like Roger?

If you like how Roger sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Roger.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Riker

Danish

Ryker

Rich

English


Lists With Roger

Find inspiration in these baby boy name lists featuring the name Roger.


Siblings of Roger

Mamas with kids named Roger also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Morgan

Circling sea

Welsh

Patrick

Nobleman

Latin

1 Comment

  1. A friend of the family passed away that ment a lot to us and his name was Roger.


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